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Report Initiatives for Women in the Northern Territory 1983-1993



Report Initiatives for Women in the Northern Territory 1983-1993

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Tabled Papers for 6th Assembly 1990 - 1994; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT




Tabled by Marshall Perron


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* A ssociate D iplom a and D iplom a of E ducation (Early Childhood): B atchelor College; and Child Care Certificate: N orthern T erritory O pen College; TAFE Palm erston , K atherine, T en n an t Creek, Alice Springs and N hulunbuy . The C hild ren 's Services In d u stry T rain ing Com m ittee h a s com m enced p lann ing to m eet the tra in ing needs em erging from the newly estab lished N orthern T erritory C om m unity Services an d H ealth In d u stry T rain ing Advisory Board. R esearch on Child Care The V an Leer F oundation , an in te rn a tio n a l benevolent fund, estab lished to su p p o rt re sea rch projects on early childhood developm ent, h a s approved two p ro jects w hich have now com m enced. The first an d m ajor project is the provision of $960 000 over four years to B atchelor College to un d ertak e evaluation of the im pact of th e new A ssociate D iplom a an d Diplom a of E ducation (Early Childhood) courses, to develop netw orks betw een com m unities offering early childhood care p rogram s, to re sea rch an d identify th e u se of com m unication technology in su p p o rtin g service provision, and to fund th ree tu to r positions to su p p o rt s tu d e n ts of th e courses. The second pro ject is sponsored by the In stitu te of Aboriginal D evelopm ent in Alice Springs, w ith the aim of developing course c u rricu lu m m ateria ls in Aboriginal languages. C om m u n ity S e rv ice P rogram s The N orthern T erritory G overnm ent fu n d s a range of com m unity service o rgan isa tions b ased in m ajor T erritory cen tres an d Aboriginal com m unities. T hese agencies offer su p p o rt to fam ilies in need or in